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  • Monthly Archives: July 2013

    What Everyone Ought to Know About Breadwinner Moms

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    Watch live streaming video from heritagefoundation at livestream.com The Heritage Foundation and the Independent Women’s Forum hosted “Breadwinner Moms: Truth Behind the Trend” yesterday to discuss the issues surroudning the rise of high-earning never-married and family-supporting women. Speakers include The Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall, the Manhattan Institute’s Kay Hymowitz, IWF’s … More

    ANALYSIS | Obama’s Economic Speech: Another Summer Rerun

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    President Obama traveled to Illinois today to give the same tired, worn-out economic speech he’s been giving for almost five years now. Rather than offering new solutions that could revive the dormant economy and put people back to work, the President offered the same old policies that have already failed, … More

    GUEST POST: Unconventional Warfare: The Forgotten Threats

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    On April 15, our nation was the victim of a terrorist attack at one of our most celebrated sporting events, the Boston Marathon. Citizens from across America were affected, including Nicole Gross, a personal trainer from Charlotte who suffered severe injuries to both legs. The images of chaos and destruction … More

    Great Green Fleet = Big Red Ink

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    It seems that Washington has a mandate, subsidy, or loan program for every bad idea. Today’s example is military biofuels. Just this spring, the Defense Department issued another multimillion-dollar set of contracts for firms to develop refineries whose biofuels, in theory, would not be that much more expensive than conventional … More

    VIDEO: Rubio Gives 5 Reasons to Defund Obamacare

    “There are people in Washington that love to say, ‘We’re against Obamacare.’ How can you be against Obamacare but vote for a budget that funds its implementation when you know the harm that it’s going to do?” That was Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) last night on “The O’Reilly Factor” arguing … More

    WATCH: Conversations with Conservatives

    Video streaming by Ustream Conservative members of Congress will gather today at 11:30 a.m. ET for the monthly Conversations with Conservatives briefing. Conversations with Conservatives is a group of free-market and liberty-minded congressmen who take questions form press and bloggers about the most important issues of the day. Today’s topics include the continuing … More

    Why Florida Police Shouldn’t Have Arrested a Gator for Barking at a Dog

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    Most people would agree that deliberately interfering with ongoing police investigations should be illegal. In that light, the news that University of Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison was arrested for allegedly interfering with Officer Bear’s performance of his duties would not be surprising. What might be surprising is that Officer Bear … More

    Sexual Assault in the Military: Fix the Right Problem

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    Some conservatives have joined Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D–NY) effort to remove the chain of command from cases of sexual assault in the military. They give the bill’s champion critical conservative cover in her well-intended but ill-aimed battle to create a new prosecution system for military sex crimes. They are trying … More

    3 "Kitchen Table" Topics for Obama's Speech Today

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    President Obama says he’s ready to get back to the “kitchen table” issues we’re all talking about. After months of focusing on gun control, amnesty for illegal immigrants, and other tangents that do not top Americans’ list of concerns, that’s good to hear. Obama told supporters earlier this week that … More

    Are You Getting Fooled by Obama? Check These 5 Pictures and Find Out

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    Organizing for Action, President Obama’s campaign group, is good at what it does. Its activists know how to get people fired up about President Obama, and they know they’ve been able to fool a lot of Americans. They also know the 2,700-page Affordable Care Act is an overwhelming piece of legislation … More